Loida Maritza PérezFiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20041006, 20030618, 20010502, 20000927
Find out about the Latina writer, Loida Maritza Pérez, whose first novel, Geographies of Home, explores the lives of a Dominican Republican family transported to New York, and how they struggle to keep their cultural integrity in the face of change. Discover this burgeoning voice in American fiction, whose book was described by Edwidge Danticat as one that “will leave you feeling both amazingly breathless and wonderfully redeemed.”
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